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Steve Shuler

Steve Shuler
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A long-time foodie, Steve started his career as a news producer with FOX16 News. In addition to his work on Rock City Eats, Steve is the host of the Little Rock Foodcast, a podcast covering Little Rock food. He has also served as food writer for Sync Weekly. Steve and his family have lived in the Little Rock area for 10 years.

The city’s best annual food festival is back this weekend in West Little Rock. The 35th Annual International Greek Food Festival is Friday through Sunday at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church. All of your favorite food and activities are back from previous festivals, including some new menu items: Gyro salad: A …




We’ve known for months now that Ciceley McDowell was bringing her excellent Ceci’s Chicken and Waffles back to Little Rock from Conway. Now, we have all the details about the move. McDowell is opening Ceci’s in the former Shark’s Fish and Chicken at 6606 Colonel Glenn Road near Kroger, and …




Whatever else you have going on this week, you won’t want to miss Rebel Kettle’s third birthday party on Saturday. Beer and Loathing in Little Rock is back for a third year, featuring beer yoga starting at 10 a.m. and the main party kicking in at 11 a.m. Rebel Kettle’s …




A series of changes is coming to Nichols’ Smokehouse BBQ in Sherwood. The barbecue restaurant is merging with Woodland Bakery and Bistro beginning May 14. The two will operate under the Nichols name, and the menu will reflect many customer favorite dishes from both restaurants. Woodland was already operating out …




It’s been more than a year since the last new brewery opened in Central Arkansas. In that time, more than a dozen breweries have opened up around the state, with most of those coming to Northwest Arkansas. The stall has prompted some to wonder if the “craft beer bubble” has …




There’s plenty of beer news to go around this week, starting with the sprawling, three-day event that is the Hot Springs Craft Beer Weekend. It starts Friday with the Five-Beer 5k run through downtown Hot Springs, then picks up Saturday afternoon at 5 p.m. with the Hot Springs Craft Beer …




It’s hard to figure out exactly why Little Rock hasn’t more fully embraced Italian food and culture. Italy, much like Arkansas and the rest of the South, has a plethora of approachable food; distinct, vibrant cultural areas; plenty of natural beauty; and a strong sense of its own identity. And …




I can’t say enough good things about the new Stone’s Throw taproom in Stifft Station. At an industry night this weekend, I got a chance to see the expansive taproom and sit at the bar for a few brews. The space is bigger than you would think, with tons of …




Spring festival season has officially kicked off in Arkansas. It started last weekend with the Arkansas Pie Festival and continues with a trio of events this weekend. In Cabot, the 17th Annual Strawberry Festival will cover Friday and Saturday in the downtown area. Expect plenty of strawberries and strawberry-themed activities, …




It was about a month ago that Kat Robinson, a beloved Arkansas food author, messaged me to see if I would serve as a judge in the first-ever Arkansas Pie Festival. Of course, Kat is the final authority on pies in the Natural State, so getting to work with her …




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